Boy Scouts of America® teams up with Polygiene


MALMÖ, Sweden, July 30, 2014 – Today, the Boy Scouts of America® (BSA) announced it will begin offering merchandise featuring the leading odor-free technology, Polygiene AB.

The first item to feature the product is the official BSA Cub Scouts® Hooded Fleece Youth Sweatshirt, which now stays fresh thanks to Polygiene Odor Control Technology. This comfy grab-and-go favorite hoodie keeps scouts warm, active and self-assured while doing a range of activities that help prepare young people for tomorrow¹s challenges.

According to Sam Bernstein, Boy Scouts of America®, Merchandising, Marketing and Global Sourcing Director, “The new Cub Scouts® Hooded Fleece Youth Sweatshirt is a truly innovative product. We’re impressed with the technology, its application and the value it brings to our membership.”

“We are enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with the Boy Scouts of America and hope that this is the beginning of a long-term relationship,” says Christian von Uthmann, CEO of Polygiene. “We are honored to become an integral part of the scouting experience and hope that we will be able to offer scouts more opportunities to benefit from wearing odor-free apparel wherever they are, whatever they do.”

Members of the press and outdoor retailers are welcome to join Polygiene at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 6-9 booth #39051. 

About the Boy Scouts of America 

The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®” The Scouting organization is comprised of nearly 2.5 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and approximately 960,000 volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories.

About Polygiene

Polygiene is one of the leading internationally recognized suppliers of permanent odor control and freshness technologies for clothing, gear and other materials. We bring the Scandinavian values of quality and care for the environment to life through our products and services. We pride ourselves on innovation and technology and provide service and support to our partners around the globe.

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